In connection with “Albertian Knowledge Summit”, The department of Travel and Tourism has successfully organized an international multidisciplinary approach on the topic “Global Tourism Prospects”.
The programme was started by the prayer song, followed by the Welcome speech by Ms Arya M S, (HOD of Travel and Tourism) and we had our Chairman and Manager of St. Albert’s College Fr. Antony Thoppil inaugurated the function and we also had our principal Dr. Solomon M A addressing the function.
Soon after the formal inauguration, begin the first session by the resource person Mr Shiju Varghese , (Sales And Catering Manager Homewood Suites By Hittes Voughan, Toronto, OK, Canada ) on the topic “Canadian Tourism and Future Prospects”. He had mentioned about the touristic approach , opportunities and developments in Canada including the post Covid or New Normal Tourism in Canada in detail with an informative presentation which was followed by a vote of thanks by Assistant Professor Rahul Reghu of Department of Travel and Tourism.
Next session was paper presentations of students from the dept. of Travel and Tourism about different aspects on tourism which was absolutely exploring new topics of tourism
The second and last session was taken by Prof. Dr. Jay Kandampully (Professor of Service Management Chia State University, Columbus, USA). He dealt with the topic “Tourism as an integrated service that creates a unique experience” .He stressed about the tourism growth by means of an industry, it’s aspects and benefits and also , how can tourism be moulded in New Normal period with an interesting presentation. He also took the effort to make the students interact in between the session. The session really benefited our students.
The Valedictory function was done by Asst. Professor. Ayana Sunil where she detailed the seminar details in a brief manner and thanked the management for the support, the faculty team for the initiation, the resource persons for their value time and information and the students for their active participation.